COMMON COMPASSION

Rich and poor have this in common: The LORD is Maker of them all. Proverbs 22:2 If I truly, down deep in my mind and in my soul, embrace the truth that both the poor and the rich (and all … Continue reading

PURE JOY. WHENEVER.

Consider it pure joy, my brothers [and sisters] whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. James 1:2-3 I have to admit that I don’t really jump up and down … Continue reading

ENTRANCE EXAM. NEED A REFRESHER COURSE?

Over and over again in the Bible, especially in what are known as the Epistles (the letters written to teach, encourage, correct and mentor different churches and faith communities on how to live their lives as followers of Jesus), the … Continue reading

SCHOOL’S IN FOREVER!

Many children and adults across our nation, and throughout the world, are beginning a new school year during this season. From our littlest ones, whose eyes are big and hopeful, and wondering what being in school is all about, to … Continue reading

GOD’S SURE HOPE

God makes it so clear to us, because of who God is and what God has done, that we can have a sure hope in God’s intimate, ever-present and unfailing love for us! Because of who God is and what … Continue reading

LOVE’S TRANSFORMING POWER

Transformation through the love of Jesus can take us from pain to peace, from cringing to courage, from hurting to healing. And it always takes us to our fullest life possible – both here on Earth and in Heaven. Do … Continue reading

WHOSE BATTLE?

The LORD reached down from on high and took hold of me; He drew me out of deep waters. He rescued me from my powerful enemy, from my foes, who were too strong for me. They confronted me in the … Continue reading

BEING A TRUE FRIEND

Being a true friend is far different than hanging out with someone. (Although, taking time to just chill with someone can be a whole lot of fun and a really good way to let our minds and bodies decompress and … Continue reading

INNERMOST INTEGRITY

In my integrity you uphold me and set me in your presence forever. Psalm 41:12 Integrity, according to the Encarta English Dictionary means, the quality of possessing and steadfastly adhering to high moral principles or professional standards; completeness – the … Continue reading